In the event of a life-threatening medical emergency, call emergency medical services at 911 immediately. DO NOT WAIT! Inform the emergency room staff that you are a patient of Dr. Stephen Sims and they will contact us.
If you have an urgent medical need and need to talk to Dr. Sims after our regular hours, please call our office at (650) 386-0386. A doctor is on-call 24 hours a day. Your call will be returned promptly.
If Dr. Sims suggests a specialist evaluation or diagnostic testing that requires a referral, we will make every effort to provide this for you as soon as possible.
Some referrals require insurance preauthorization and cannot be processed immediately. Insurance guidelines prohibit us from backdating referrals. We require three business days for the processing of routine referrals.
Thank you for selecting Dr. Stephen Sims at Cogent Family Healthcare as your primary care provider. To schedule an appointment, please call us at (650) 386-0386.
Once you have made your initial appointment, you may preregister by downloading, printing, and completing the forms below. Doing so prior to your visit will help speed up the new patient registration process.
Please be sure to bring forms with you to your first visit along with any diagnostic films or other test results that may have been ordered or performed by another physician. You may also email the completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established patients can update forms online through our patient portal. If you need help accessing the portal, please call the office and we’ll be happy to help.